Software development companies tackling services for niche industries, like commercial real estate subcontracting, continue to find Los Angeles to be fertile ground for development. The latest company to raise funding from a clutch of investors is BuildOps, which raised $5.8 million in seed financing from some big names in the Los Angeles tech ecosystem. Led […]
Enlarge / Dun-dun-duun. (credit: Getty | Los Angeles Times) You’ve likely heard the spooky stories: adorable, sugar-crazed kids gleefully toddle from door to door in their homemade costumes and festive masks—only to be handed razor-blade-stuffed apples or cyanide-laced pixie sticks by wicked, faceless strangers. As such, many a trick-or-treater has hauled their cloying bounties home […]
If you build it, Major League Baseball will come. Eventually.
The US president doesn’t believe in Facebook’s new cryptocurrency.
dryriver writes: Vice/Motherboard writes that since the U.S. Navy admitted that its pilots encounter unidentified flying objects all the time, and mainstream news outlets like the New York Times have devoted coverage to Navy Pilots’ UFO encounter stories, old UFO hunters around the world feel vindicated, and many new younger people are taking an interest […]
Meet French startup Reminiz, a computer vision company that can index any type of video — it’s a sort of Googlebot, but for video content. Reminiz can add tags of people, logos or emotions on live streams and on-demand videos. “The web is designed so that you can search for text — not video. We are […]
Google's Duplex reservations might be more widely available, but that doesn't mean the AI is ready to handle every call. The company has confirmed to the New York Times that about 25 percent of the Assistant-based calls start with a human in a call…
In “A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms,” the war against the dead is upon us, so how are we going to spend this long, lonely night? Cue sexy music.
The Google-owned video service had to shutdown the comment section on the stream.